Desktop wallpaper: Stars
Brighten your desktop with images of star clusters and exploded stars.
M7 star cluster
A beautiful star cluster
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This image of a large solar prominence was taken by David Gradwell from Birr, Ireland, April 16, 2010. The image of Earth was inserted for size comparison. (Coronado PST-B90 Hydrogen-alpha solar telescope at f/15, Imaging Source DMK21 CCD camera)
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M35 star cluster
M35 (NGC 2168) is an open cluster in the constellation Gemini, approximately 2,700 light-years from Earth. (12-inch ASA astrograph at f/3.62, SBIG STL-11000M CCD camera, RGB image with 30 minutes of exposure through each filter) Gerald Rhemann from Austria took this image from his new observatory.
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The star Rigel.(This image was modified using Gimp)
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This area in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) reveals a region where infant stars and their more massive stellar neighbors reside. It is approximately 160,000 light-years distant.(This image was modified using Gimp)
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This colorful assortment of stars resides in the core of a giant star cluster.(This image was modified using gimp)
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